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Senior Modelling Analyst


Bord Gais Energy




Senior Modelling Analyst. Reference: R9963286. Modelling - Cork Based. Permanent. Reporting to: Modelling Lead. Bord Gáis Energy, part of Centrica PLC, is one of Ireland's leading energy providers. We supply gas, electricity and energy services to over 650,000 homes and businesses across the country, offering excellent customer service as well as the best value possible. We are the helpful energy company. We currently have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Modelling Analyst. You will be responsible for the development and enhancement of quantitative models, methodologies, analysis techniques, and software tools to support business areas in Assets & Trading and across Bord Gáis Energy. If you have excellent analytical skills and have knowledge of wholesale electricity markets, this could be the opportunity for you! About the Role. Develop and deliver models, methodologies or analysis across several functional areas including: Forecasting of long and short-term customer demand for power and gas. Forecasting of wind generation. Fundamental electricity market modelling for long and short-term forecasting of the Day Ahead, Intra-day and Balancing markets. Optimisation of generation dispatch and generation asset valuation. Support for originating and structuring wholesale contracts including gas and PPAs (e.g. thermal, wind. Analysis of the electricity markets, competitor behaviour and identification of commercial opportunities. Support for tool building and business process improvement. Analyse complex data using statistical techniques to facilitate modelling team activities. Support the trading of BGE's portfolio by ensuring that the short-term modelling process (data input/outputs, processing and performance) is streamlined and meets trading requirements. Regular monitoring of forecast error and ongoing refinement of models. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of market and regulatory developments. Maintain adequate documentation for all models and methodologies and ensure adequate controls are in place. Perform any other duties that may arise. About You. You will have a degree in a quantitative or scientific field such as mathematics, statistics, physics, engineering or computer science. Knowledge of wholesale electricity markets, particularly price-formation and the operation of the Irish market. Excellent analytical skills and knowledge of numerical and statistical techniques and experience of applying these techniques to practical real-world problems. Proficiency in manipulation and analysing of large data sets (using Python, SQL, R or similar programming language. Capability with Plexos market scheduling tool an advantage. In return, you'll receive a competitive salary, generous annual leave allowance, and a host of other benefits. You will enjoy our friendly and collaborative office culture, with excellent work/life balance. Our Values. care | delivery | collaboration | agility | courage. The closing date for receipt of applications for this vacancy is 17 December 2018. Canvassing will disqualify. This job originally appeared on

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